Hey guys , welcome back to NextLevel Fitness. Today i am gonna talk about Carbohydrates in details along with Myth and reality.
Carbohydrates is a primary nutrient among all nutrients. It is basically a energy giving nutrient which energized our body to do various activities like : physical activity etc.
There are too many carbohydrates foods in our earth and some of the common carbohydrates foods are : Cereals , Banana, potatoes, sugar etc.
Carbs( carbohydrates) is broken down in glucose after the process of digestion. Further glucose are used by our cells for energy . And remaining carbs are stored in the glycogen. Glycogen is basically a bag like structure which store the glucose. If the glycogen fill up to top level then remaining carb are converted into Fats.
We require energy to do all the works , so we should not avoid carbohydrates, but we should also not over eat carbohydrates as it can store as fat in our body.
So, The actual amount of carbohydrates we need is
* For Weight Loss – 0.9g-1.1g * per kg /body weight
* For Weight gain – 1.2g-2.2g* per kg/bodyweight
* For weight maintaining – 1g – 1.1g per kg / bodyweight
Note :- 1.Don’t eat artificial sugar too much,you should limit it to less than 30g / day
2. Carbs like – banana, potatoes are high in calories , but also high in potassium so , you should not avoid these food. You should consume it in limit .